Arthur L. Moyer
Visitation: Friday, October 19, 2018 from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Funeral: Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 10 A.M. at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Colon with burial to follow at Lakeside Cemetery.
Arthur L. Moyer age 80 of Colon, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at his home after several months of failing health.
Art was born July 10, 1938 in Battle Creek a son to the late Arthur D. and Clara B. (Sly) Moyer.
Art graduated from Colon High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1956-1959. He had lived in Sturgis several years moving to his home in Colon on Long Lake in April of 1982.
On July 2, 1961 he married Donna J. Bussler in Three Rivers.
Art was a career banker, he worked 17 years in Dowagiac at Local Finance, then in Marshall at Local Finance, then at Local Finance in Sturgis, ending up at Sturgis Bank and Trust where he retired February 28, 1999 from the Colon location.
Art was a member of the Colon Masonic Lodge #73, life member of the Colon American Legion #454, Sturgis Elks #1381, Fraternal Order of Eagles in Sturgis where he was a Golden Eagle, member of the Colon Kiwanis Club where he had served as president, 25 year member of the Sturgis Shriners Club where he had served as president, FMCA president of the Michigan Knights, had been a member of the Colon Lions Club and was Citizen of the Year in 2000. Art was a big Michigan State fan, enjoyed casinos and traveling.
He is survived by his wife Donna J. Moyer of Colon, daughter, Joanie (Christopher) Schram of Sturgis, grandchildren, Juliannah Schram of Los Angeles, Ca and Logan Schram of Sturgis, sister Gloria (Tom) Hargreave of Leonidas, mother-in-law Phyllis Bussler of Three Rivers and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Julie Linn Moyer and sister Gay Moyer.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon, where a Masonic Service will take place at 8:00 P.M. with the Colon Masonic Lodge #73 presiding. A funeral service celebrating the life of Arthur L. Moyer will be Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Colon with Pastor David Grimm officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon with Military Honors conferred by the U.S. Army Honor guard and the Colon American Legion. If desired memorials by be made in memory of Art to either the Colon Foundation, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, or the charity of ones choice.